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. >> which been as u.s. aid for aboronves w estmains, romney is trying to soften h image. including knowing a navy seal in the terror attack in benghazi. motherold the boston tv atiohe sdnaky n'att wo be dropped fm the stump speech. but romney relates a story about the national guard sniper killed in afghanistan whose widow told abc news, en i would ask him, what do you need over there, what could i send you? prenaid i need a mnasedf h americans suspected of terrorism and suggested he's opposed to weakening u.s. resolve. >> i don't believe this is a time to pull back from the vigilance to protect america and keep us safe from threats we facerod theorld abbon, trent dage that the former massachusetts governor is trying to conceal or hide his position. the president acknowledged while his debate was a poor e and romney was a good one, he is arguing that the fundamentals of the race are stilthe se rys t w e fab. more each day. >> bret: carl cameron traveling with governor romne romney. more of that interview, president obama with abc news later with the panel. join meg kelly and me thursday n
died, september 11, u.s. ambassador to libya, chrissteins signed a three-page cable labeled "sensitive" where he alerted the state department and other agencies to deal with growing problems in security in benghazi. lamenting that the security forces were too weak to keep the country secure. >> i'm stunned by the documents. i figured there were some documents. had no idea it would be like this. if i were the press secretary now i'd be chagrined to say the least. >> the warnings crescendo over three months' time. on june 25, he signed another sensitive cable where he cataloged what he called increase in violent attacks against western interest. including the use of the i.e.d. against the benghazi consulate that month. islamist extremist appears to be on the rise adding the al-qaeda flag has been spotted several times flying over government buildings and training facilities. >> the committee will come to order. >> 166 pages of internal state department papers released by two republican lawmakers. congressman darrell issa of california and jason chaffitz of utah. the regional security off
violent death. a 24 year u.s. special forces veteran, wood's job was to try to prevent such an attack from occurring. >> does it make you mad? >> that was my first reaction when i heard ambassador stevens had been killed. i was angry. >> why did you come forward? >> i was had at the hub of everything going on there some of the information needs to come forward. >> we begin our story in the winter of 2011 a year before wood arrives in libya. colonel moammar khaddafy is in power in tripoli. they are gaining rocontrol over much of libya. february 25th the u.s. state department withdraws all of its personnel from the capital. but six weeks later april 5th, 2011, it sends stevens with a 12 man team by charter boat to benghazi now under rebel control. as special representative to the rebels, stevens set up shop in a hotel. june 1st, 2011, a car bomb explodes in the parking lot in front of that hotel. stevens and his team decide it's too ding russ to stay the-- dano stay there. they settled on a compound west of the city. >> it was a resident from an owner who had a nice villa and several other b
in power but rebels are gaining control over much of libya. february 25th the u.s. state department withdraws all the personnel from the capital but six weeks later, april 5th, it sends stevens with a 12-man team by chartered boat to benghazi now under rebel control. as special representative to the rebels, stevens set up shop in the hotel. june 1st, 2011, a car bomb explodes in the parking lot in front of that hotel. steents academy his team decide it's too dangerous to stay there. in august, stevens and his team have a compound on the west side of city. >> it was rented from an owner who had a nice villa and several out buildings there. >> not a lot of security. >> inside the walls, four buildings, one is a large residence with a number of bedrooms in it. another residence has a cantina where the staff eats. across wait is what they call their tactical operations center built for staff, phones and security monitors. finally the barracks a small house by the main gate. it will house a libyan security force. october 20th, moammar khadafy is captured and killed. >> revolutions, killi
that terrorists were taking credit for attacking the u.s. mission in libya. the very day it happened. while the white house is now saying there was still confusion, there are new questions about what could have been done in those early hours. as the attack was stillgoing. fox team coverage tonight. national security correspondent jennifer griffin looks at the trail of information and the response or lack of it. but we begin with chief white house correspondent ed henry on those e-mails. the explanations. and the election. good evening, ed. >> good evening, bret. the white house wanted to focus to be on the president marathon get out the vote, push. but the new e-mails are raising new questions what about knew what when over benghazi. >> we are going to pull an all-nighter. >> six battlegrounds in 48 hours. a schedule so jam packed a sure sign yet president obama's campaign knows they lost momentum and are trying to seize it back. with the final pitch, that includes the claim al-qaeda is on the run. >> al-qaeda is on the path to defeat and bin laden is dead. i kept that promise. >> reporter:
is not a strategy. administration policy weakened the u.s. and its allies while emboldening the enemies. >> with iran closer than ever to nuclear weapons capability with the conflict in syria threatening to destabilize the region and with violent extremists on the march, and with an american ambassador and three others dead, likely at the hands of al-qaeda affiliates, it's clear that the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. >> romney ripped the administration initial and insistence that the attack on the consulate in libya was a riot about a mob angry about islam movement. >> as the administration concedeed the attacks were the deliberate work of terrorists. >> team obama called the rhetoric erratic and wants a counterattack ad to run in virginia slamming the poorly reviewed european trip four months ago. >> if this is how he handles the world now, think what romney might do as president. >> eager to look resolute and ready to be commander-in-chief romney promised actions. >> for the sake of peace, we must make clear to iran through actions n
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"fast and furious." thousands of additional guns found in mexico tracked back to the u.s. government. dozens of them believe to be used in violent crimes. >> who is going to pay for this? >> are military voters being treated fairly? >> it's really shocking, but most of the fingers point straight to the pentagon. >> mu afghanistan policy questions. >> terrorism has not gone away. it has increased. >> brit hume's analysis of the president's economic message. arapahoe county is largely suburban area southeast of denver, home to aerospace engineers and business managers and other professionals. there are some very affluent areas but for the most part it's the upper tier of the middle class. in 2008, barack obama carried this county by more than 35,000 votes. four years before that, george w. bush carried it by more than 9,000. the unemployment rate here is the national average. but it is below the state unemployment rate. another interesting stat about arapahoe county, 54% of the registered voters are women. one of the widest gender gaps in any county in colorado. which is why the obama
thought about the violence that resulted in death of four americans at the u.s. mission in libya last month, including the killing of the first u.s. ambassador since 1979. lawmakers say those in benghazi begged for security increases but were refused. here is catherine herridge. >> how secure was the consulate in benghazi before the assault on 9/11? republicans in a letter to secretary of state hillary clinton ad 12 incidents that show security was unstable, unraveling and pleas for help were rejected. the u.s. mission in libya made repeated requests for increased security in benghazi. the mission in libya, however, was denied the resources by officials in washington. >> what we saw was a pattern that made us question whether or not there was ever enough security and whether or not they heeded the warnings. >> committee chairman darrell issa is drawing attention to the r.p.g. attack in benghazi on june 11. >> the most disturbing was absolute attempt to assassinate the british ambassador that could have succeeded and obviously cast real questions on whether our ambassador was properly
of the benghazi consulate and annex where u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were murdered, a turkish broadcaster announced the arrest of two tunisians and called them suspect in the case. u.s. officials swiftly contacted them and they had no report on the action, they had an explanation why the fbi took so long to visit the so-called crime scene. >> we were working with the government of libya to obtain permission for the fbi team and the dod support team to travel there. we did seek over flight for them permission as well as for landing of aircraft and we worked to get them the appropriate visas, so we've been working through all of these perm metations. >> that the perpetrators may have different nationalities or fled to far-flung countries exposes the myriad difficulties the fbi faces in hunting down the killers. >> and the intelligence operation and the way in which globalization helps because we can check passports more quickly, we can figure out which may be fraudulent and which may be associated with suspect terrorists. >> the state department panel led by former u.
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post" that the u.s. agents were analyzing the security camera video from consulate, attorney general suggested caution. >> people in congress will be mindful of the fact there was an ongoing investigation, not reveal anything that might compromise our law enforcement investigation. >> fox news confirmed that a waiver was signed by the state department, consulate in benghazi did not need specific security environment for high-threat posting. the manage they're signed off on the waiver is scheduled to testify tomorrow. >> that will be a hearing. >> it will be. >> bret: thank you. >> you're welcome. >> bret: radical egyptian cleric extradited from britain has pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges in new york. abu hamsal al masri accused to conspire with men in seattle to set up training camp for al-qaeda in oregon. they are charged with blotting to blow up embassies in africa. former penn state university assistant football coach convicted of child abuse sentenced to at least 30 years in prison. 68-year-old jerry sandusky would be nearly 100 when released. sandusky was found guilty on
breaking details in the ongoing scandal on the attack of the u.s. consulate on benghazi, libya, that killed the u.s. ambassador and three others there. fox news obtained a new document that sheds new light on the days before that attack. chief white house correspondent ed henry is live at the white house with the latest. >> good evening, bret. this is a cable sent to secretary of state clinton's office at the state department showing that there was emergency meeting on august 15 at the u.s. mission in benghazi. significant because that is less than a month before the terror attack there. at this emergency meeting we're told, based on the cable, there was concern expressed by officials on the ground in benghazi that there were al-qaeda training camps there. there could be problems for from that. the cable says the regional security officer expressed concern with the ability to defend the post in event of the coordinated attack due to limited manpower, security measures, weapons capabilities and post nation is up -- host nation support and the overall size of the compound. they also in this c
's largest maker of construction equipment says the global economy is weaker than previously thought. u.s. based caterpillar is considered important indicator of where the broader economy is headed. it's cutting the revenue guidance for the year by $1 billion. another blow to the solar industry. germany based siemen's is getting rid of the solar investment and will concentrate renewable on wind and hydro power. there will be one person in the live audience tonight with a unique perspective, coming up in the grapevine. several big names in the mainstream media are now saying the libya scandal really isn't a story. grapevine is next. ...seems like you guys got a little gassed out there. enough already. c'mon guys. next question. mr. lewis? what's your favorite color? what's my favorite color? yes. purple. what's your favorite animal? sea turtle. what's your bedtime? do you believe in space aliens? ...i love puppies. hash browns or home fries? home fries. do you like my dress? why can't you guys ask good questions like this? [ morgan ] for a chance to interview an nfl player and more, join v
attack in afghanistan tops world headlines. the u.s. military says two americans were killed when a man in afghan police uniform opened fire today. nato says before today's assault 53 troops were killed in insider attacks this year. syrian army is promising to observe a four-day cease-fire for major muslim holiday starting friday. rebel reaction ranges from scent schism to outright refusal. the opposition forces released the video of anti-regime forces who claimed to have made advances in the city of aleppo. we now have a better idea why help came too late for the americans under siege. and eventually killed at the u.s. mission in benghazi, libya, last month. catherine herridge has detail details. >> while military assets were moved in response to the libyan crisis, the defense secretary told reporters the intelligence on the ground was so poor they had to hold. >> the basic principle is that you don't deploy forces in to harm's way. without knowing what is going on, without having real-time information on what is taking place. >> joint decision on a six-hour timeline by panetta joint o
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they provide. that is a fact. >> it's not a fact. u.s. conference of catholic bishops said today the exemption that biden mentioned is narrow and does not cover religious charities that extend services to all. last night's fight over abortion and governor romney potential picks for the supreme court produced up with notable embellishment by the vice president. >> do you think he is likely to appoint someone like scalia or someone else on the court far right that would outlaw planned parenthood, outlaw abortion? i suspect it would happen. >> biden's response rates high on deceit factor? even if president romney were to appoint pro-life justices to overturn roe v. wade, ruling would not outlaw abortion, it would return it to the individual states. >> bret: more on this with the panel. thank you. federal deficit topped $1 trillion for the fourth year in a row. the numbers $1.1 trillion in red for fiscal year 2012 which just ended. that is $207 billion less than the previous year. government spending fell 1.7%. tax revenue rose 6.4%. higher gasoline costs drove wholesale prices up. dow broke two-d
strength inside syria, and that indirect help the u.s. was providing through the saudis and others was helping the rebels and not helping al-qaeda. you'll remember republican priep pushed back and insisted these arms were getting into the hands of jihaddists. today the "new york times" reports they are getting some of those arms and building the strength of al-qaeda. it's a contradiction the president could be confronted with tomorrow night and maybe next monday night when you remember the third and final presidential debate, all about foreign policy. >> bret: it will be interesting. ed, thank you. still ahead, brit hume on the libya scandal. first, what voters here in new hampshire are saying about the presidential election. > uh, i'm in a timeout because apparently riding the dog like it's a small horse is frowned upon in this establishment! luckily though, ya know, i conceal this bad boy underneath my blanket just so i can get on e-trade. check my investment portfolio, research stocks... wait, why are you taking... oh, i see...solitary. just a man and his thoughts. and a smartph
the first u.s. ambassador created a political firestorm for this white house. chief white house correspondent ed henry has the lead story tonight. >> president obama did a final one-hour prep section and laughed about his wife casting absentee ballot. joking stopped when reporter asked about libya. >> are you aware if michigan voting for you yesterday? >> thank goodness. >> is hillary to blame for benghazi? >> the commander in chief left the talking to secretary of state hillary clinton. >> well, i'm responsible for state department, for the more than 60,000 people around the world. the decision about security assets are made by security professionals. >> not so fast according to senator john mccain. who scared off with then senator obama on the stage in hofstra university four years ago. >> there was a sign on harry truman's desk that said, "the buck stops here." obviously, there may be a president obama's desk that says, "the buck stops over there." >> then senator clinton seemed to like the truman approach in the 2008 campaign. >> i believe we need a president that believes w
clearing from wednesday's fiery capitol hill hearing about the terror attack on the u.s. mission in libya. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge has an update tonight. >> i was asking if he already had the documents. >> if you notice i'm looking at one on the ipad. >> you already have one. that's all i asked. >> day after the contentious hearing at the house government oversight committee on the administration response to the consulate attack, the state department spokesperson defended the top witness. >> i'm going to refer you to what under-secretary kennedy said on the hill yesterday and from this podium yesterday. >> while testifying to lawmakers he thought benghazi was terrorism within 24 hours. at a short notice news conference after the hearing. ambassador kennedy again defended ambassador rice. who characterized the attack as a demonstration that spin spn out of control. >> if any administration official, including any career official had been on television, on sunday september 16. they would have said the same thing that ambassador rice said. >> in his testimony, the
are learning new details tonight of how organized the attackers were at the u.s. mission in libya. how disorganized the obama administration response has been since that deadly night. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge has the latest from washington. >> fox news learned that there is now significant evidence of former guantanamo detainee sufyan bin qumu that personally trained some of the operatives in the benghazi consulate september 11. the initial claim it was not premeditated and thrown together in a single day in response to the cairo demonstration in video continues to unravel. >> it was certainly before the tate of that event. they had kill and capture teams and they had other information. >> rogers the chairman of the house intelligence committee said in the month before the attack, the al-qaeda affiliate joined forces with other islamists. >> we do know that over the course of time they had been looking for western targets. so al-qaeda in the madrab looking for the western targets. >> more than three weeks after the attack, consulate in benghazi is still not s
boehner. but democrats see an opportunity to chip away at boehner's team, the republican majority in the u.s. house. >> if you have a choice from 500 precinct workers or person with a pencil draw the map, take the pencil. >> they have used the pencil to favor their party. >> as a result of redistricting there are at least four republican districts in that i would say are tossup or lead to democrat. >> for example, shilling district 17 went from a sprawling stretch that slightly favored democrats to a more compact area adding the cities of rockford and peoria. >> with redistricting it leans slightly more democratic than the previous 30 years. if you look at hard numbers it looks good. >> sherry, the democrat challenging shilling enjoys the support of the top congressional democrat senator dick durbin. other at-risk illinois republicans in "d" leaning districts include joe walsh in the eighth district. house democrats are counting on redistricting alone in illinois and elsewhere. to give them about a dozen seats in their drive to flip 25 and regain criminal of the house. in illinois 17, shilli
-called blocking teams to block off any pass between the consulate and annex a mile away. >> the u.s. officials insist the attackers and the mortar team battle hardened. of the uprising against the dictator gaddafi. they had the ability to pull together that operation on the day without advanced planning. >> bret: okay. we'll stay on it. thank you. >> you're welcome. >> bret: activists in syria say at least 20 people were killed when government forces shelled a bakery in aleppo. they say the dead include women and children. bakery is a little over a mile from the front lines. still ahead, we will tell you who got it right and who got it wrong in last night's debate. a little fact checking. first, new information on the libya scandal from the vice chairman of the senate intelligence committee. what's next? he's going to apply testosterone to his underarm. axiron, the only underarm treatment for low t, can restore testosterone levels back to normal in most men. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18. axiron can transfer to others through direct contact. women, especially those w
for military backup. in that attack on the u.s. consulate and the subsequent attack on c.i.a. annex in the seven hours that were denied by officials who told the c.i.a. operators to stand down. rather than help. when the shots were heard at the beginning of the attack. they put out a statement saying this we can say with confidence that the agency reacted quickly to aid the colleaguecolleagues in the truee vent in benghazi. moreover, no one at any level in the c.i.a. told anybody not to leave. claims to the contrary are inaccurate and it goes on to say the courageous effort by those who saved selfless americans gave their lives to rescue comrades. jennifer is standing by her sources saying that are solid. the best on the ground. bring in panel. fred barnes executive editor of the "weekly standard." kirsten powers for daily beast. charles lane, opinion writer if "washington post." fred? >> the c.i.a. statement suggests that somebody other than the c.i.a. was denying aid. of course, that doesn't even include two special forces units which were in southern italy at the time and could h
to make landfall any moment now. closing in on the most populated part of the u.s. states of emergency declared in eight states and here in the district of columbia. limited state of emergency in three other states. that covers a quarter of the national population. about 80 million people. all of this comes as election day closes in for one of the most bitter an competitive presidential races ever. we will have complete coverages of -- coverage of both stories and how they intersect. first, hurricane sandy. we have team fox coverage. meteorologist janice dean will tell us where the storm is heading. as far as where it is right now, we have reporters on the ground throughout the region. jonathan shunt in long island. on long island new york. doug mckelway is in delaware. we begin with rick leventhal at point pleasant beach, new jersey. good evening, rick. >> bret, the wind is ridiculous at this hour. at #:00, i clock wind gust at 57 miles per hour. it feels like it's 70 to 80 now. i'm hanging on the rail or i probably, well, you can see the street. the ocean is merging with the ocean av
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